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‘Can’t comment yet’: Giuliani suddenly silent after two Ukraine associates are arrested

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Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani was uncharacteristically quiet on Thursday after two of his associates from Ukraine were arrested on campaign finance violations.

According to The Wall Street Journal, Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman were arrested on criminal charges as they were trying to leave the country. The two men, who Giuliani identified as his clients, were said to have helped President Donald Trump’s effort to have Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden investigated by Ukraine.

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MSNBC’s Kristen Welker reported on Thursday that she asked Giuliani for response.

“Can’t comment yet,” Trump’s attorney informed her in a text.

“That suggests that at some point today we will get a broader comment on all of this,” Welker speculated.

Watch the video below from MSNBC.

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Virginia capitol staff will be forced to confront armed protesters because of official’s ‘bravado’: strategist

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Gov. Ralph Northam has declared a state of emergency after white supremacists threatened to come to the state capitol in Richmond, Virginia, with weapons to protest new gun laws. Northam gave a "mandatory" order for every staffer in the executive branch and General Assembly to telework for safety.

The problem, according to Virginia-based political strategist Ben Tribbett, elected officials are still planning to go to the Capitol to attend committee hearings, putting other Capitol staff in danger.

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CNN’s Fredricka Whitfield flattens Trump apologist for hilariously bad defense of the president

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CNN host Fredricka Whitfield did battle with President Donald Trump's official apologist on the network, Jim Shultz.

Schultz quoted Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), who said that if Democrats want witnesses, then all witnesses should be available to be called. The problem is that Republicans want to call people that weren't even involved in Trump's obstructions of Congress. Republicans want to call Vice President Joe Biden and his son, there are likely some Republicans who want to call Hillary Clinton to talk about Benghazi again, and they'll likely search for reasons they can randomly call Democratic officials in Congress, who also had nothing to do with Trump's actions.

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Trump is trying Middle East Peace plan 2.0 after the first one flopped

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President Donald Trump is scheduled to submit his second Middle East peace plan after the first one senior son-in-law Jared Kushner came up with didn't go over very well.

"We will get this done," Trump claimed in May 2017.

“We'll start a process which hopefully will lead to peace,” Trump said. “Over the course of my lifetime, I've always heard that perhaps the toughest deal to make is the deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians. Let's see if we can prove them wrong, okay?”

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